Student Loan News Round Up- Week of August 21, 2017

Stay informed on the latest student loan news

Below you’ll find news articles related to student loan that have been handpicked from around the web for the week of August 19th – August 25th, 2017. Occasionally, you will find other debt related articles that we feel our visitors would benefit from.

This information is compiled from various news sources and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Student Loan Professionals does not endorse or validate any particular article or news content listed below.

Over 44 million people are affected by student loan debt
New York Post-Aug 19, 2017
Nationwide, student loan debt affects more than 44 million borrowers, who owe about $1.3 trillion, according to a survey by LendEDU, a private …

Here’s why employers may want to help out on the mountain of student loan debt
CNBC-Aug 19, 2017
Eight in 10 workers with student loans say they would value working for a firm that ponies up money to help pay off their debt. Less than 5 …

Settlement wipes away student loan debt for 41,000
ConsumerAffairs-Aug 21, 2017
Photo Student loan debt is still a heavy burden for millions, but there are now around 41,000 former students whose debt has disappeared.

If you have student loan debt, you might also need life insurance
CNBC-Aug 18, 2017
The share of student loan borrowers owing at least $50,000 has more than tripled in the past decade, from 5 percent to 16 percent. In the …

Here’s what happens if you don’t pay your student loans
CNBC-Aug 15, 2017
It takes the average student debt borrower 20 years to pay off their loans, and currently, over 44 million Americans hold a total of $1.4 trillion in …

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